Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
2 Kings (A.V. II Samuel) The Ark returns to Jerusalem (2 Kings 6-7) David dances before the Ark (2 Kings 6:16)David plays an instrument rather than dancing - without Michol
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsRothenburg ob der Tauber, Konsistorialbibliothek, WD 107 (Southern Germany, Mid-15th century)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 36: Dormition, Assumption and Coronation of Mary36b: David has the Ark of the Covenant brought into his house → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 36: Dormition, Assumption and Coronation of Mary36b: David has the Ark of the Covenant brought into his house → Original composition: David with a musical instrument walks before two men carrying the Ark
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 2 Kings 2 Kings 6:15-16: The Ark of the Covenant is brought into the house of DavidType for the Coronation of the Virgin (SHS, the text links it rather with the Assumption)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Resurrection of Christ to the Coronation of the Virgin Coronation of the Virgin Mary with 2 Kings 6:15-16: The Ark of the Covenant is brought into the house of David (SHS, the text links it rather with the Assumption)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Southern German
DATE
mid 15th century one fascicle of the composite manuscript is dated to 1452
LOCATION
Rothenburg ob der Tauber (Lower Franconia), Konsistorialbibliothek (kept in the Stadtarchiv) → WD 107, fol. 75v
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Acknowledgements
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